Tools for Managing a Manufacturing Company

Most manufacturing processes involve the use of tools, equipment, and human labor to process raw materials or components into finished goods. Managing a manufacturing company can be daunting and overwhelming, as you can’t afford to make any mistakes, which can be very costly. What’s more, the global manufacturing landscape is highly competitive, with several companies […]

5 Ways to Motivate Yourself and Get Your Finances in Order

Finding the motivation required to take charge of your finances can be tough for many. The weight of debts combined with ongoing expenses that are simply a part of life can desensitize many in the workforce, creating a self-fulfilling prophecy that far too many struggles to break free from. But motivating yourself to change all […]

A Week in Minneapolis on a $70,000 Salary

Welcome to Spending Notes, where we do a weekly deep dive into how our readers spend their cash. Today: An HR Manager who makes $70,000 per year Occupation: HR Manager Age: 32 Location: Minneapolis Salary: $70,000 Day 1 It’s a big week because we’re finally getting the new windows we’ve been needing in our home. […]

Why Fall Furnace Maintenance Is Worth Every Penny You’ll Invest

Any time you make a major purchase, you are probably offered the option of purchasing an extended warranty or protection plan. From televisions and cell phones to automobiles, extended warranties and service plans can be secured for most of your large items. If you are like many people, you probably decline these optional purchases, thinking […]

A Week in Wexford on a $50,000 Salary

Welcome to Spending Notes, where we do a weekly deep dive into how our readers spend their cash. Today: an event planner who makes $50,000 Occupation: Event Planner Age: 37 Location: Wexford Salary: $50,000 (approx. $1,800 per pay period) Day One Working as an event planner involves wearing many different hats. Sometimes, you end up […]